Foundation stone of PEC branch office building laid in Karachi.
An official of the institution said on Wednesday that the ground plus six building would be completed in two years' time at an estimated cost of Rs 80 million. The amount would be generated by the PEC from its own resources, the Adviser to PEC, Engr G.R. Bhatti said.
Earlier, addressing the gathering at the site situated, the Chairman PEC informed that the number of registered engineers and constructors in Karachi was more than any other city of Pakistan and the infrastructure/facilities needed to be developed here to facilitate the large number of engineers residing in the commercial hub of Pakistan.
He said establishment of this branch office will not only benefit the people of Karachi but also help in facilitating the engineering community of neighbouring regions of Karachi.
Engr Abdul Qadir Shah reiterated that primary mandate of PEC was to regulate the engineering qualification and work for the betterment of registered and professional engineers.
Hoping that the new building will become a second home for engineers, he announced that PEC would continue to serve the nation as per the high standards set in its objectives and play its due role in the development of the country.
The event was attended, among others, by Engr I. A. Osmani, Senior Vice Chairman, Engr Mukhtar Shaikh, Vice Chairman (Sindh), Engr Khadim Hussain Bhatti, Registrar of PEC, Engr G R Bhatti, Advisor PEC Karachi and other prominent engineers from different organisations of public and private sector.
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|Publication:||The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)|
|Date:||Aug 29, 2013|
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